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Nintendo Power Glove Controls Drone

Nintendo Power Glove Controls Drone
One of the better video game controller that Mattel tried early on was the Nintendo Power Glove. It was very innovative for its time, but naturally it didn’t always function as well as we would have…

2016 Mattel ThingMaker 3D Printer: Pretty Printer

2016 Mattel ThingMaker 3D Printer: Pretty Printer
If there was ever a better name for a 3D printer than “3D printer”, it would probably be ThingMaker. So it’s no surprise that the accidentally prescient toymaker Mattel is relaunching its brand as exactly that.…
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Mattel’s Bug Racers Are Steered by Live Insects

Mattel’s Bug Racers Are Steered by Live Insects
Toys sure have come a long way. Get ready for tiny cars that are piloted by real living insects. No joke. Why would your kid want to control their toy themselves when they can enslave an…

Halo Needler Dart Gun Coming from Mattel’s BOOMco

Halo Needler Dart Gun Coming from Mattel’s BOOMco
A few years back, my neighborhood was a dangerous place. There were roving bands of 8-year-olds armed with all the latest dart-firing weapons. They had nothing better to do than lie in wait in the bushes…

Google & Mattel Relaunch the View-Master as a Kid’s VR Headset: VRiew-Master

Google & Mattel Relaunch the View-Master as a Kid’s VR Headset: VRiew-Master
Google and toymaker Mattel are taking the classic View-Master toy to its logical evolution by relaunching it as a virtual reality headset for kids. Instead of holding cardboard disks, the new View-Master holds a smartphone and…

Power Mitt Oven Glove: Now You’re Cooking with Fingers

Power Mitt Oven Glove: Now You’re Cooking with Fingers
Last year we saw a fabric oven mitt that looked just like Nintendo’s infamous Power Glove. Pete Hottelet is raising funds on Indiegogo for a very similar product. Also named the Power Mitt, Pete’s take is…

Ghostbusters Neutrino Wand Replica: Who Ya Gonna Call?

Ghostbusters Neutrino Wand Replica: Who Ya Gonna Call?
There are two kinds of people in this world. The ones who call the Ghostbusters and the ones who do the actual ghostbusting. If you want to be a part of the latter, you’d better have…

Power Mitt: Everything Else in Your Kitchen Is Child’s Play

Power Mitt: Everything Else in Your Kitchen Is Child’s Play
While I’m sure most of you never had the *cough* pleasure of actually playing a game with the Nintendo/Mattel Power Glove, you can certainly pick a working one up over on eBay if you’ve got about…

Steampunk Batman Blaster Pistol: Where Does He Get All Those Wonderful Toys?

Steampunk Batman Blaster Pistol: Where Does He Get All Those Wonderful Toys?
If you’ve ever read any of the Elseworlds trade paperbacks from the DC Universe, then you have seen your favorite heroes in “What if” scenarios – like Superman being a hero in Gotham while Batman is…

Mattel’s Official Back to the Future Hoverboard: But Will it Hover?

Mattel’s Official Back to the Future Hoverboard: But Will it Hover?
The Back to the Future trilogy had so many cool things in it, but one of the things that we remember most is from Back to the Future II. The hoverboard that Marty steals to flee…

Zombie Attack Barbie Prepares Girls for The Walking Dead

Zombie Attack Barbie Prepares Girls for The Walking Dead
After decades of scarring girls by giving them an impossible ideal of beauty, body issues and eating disorders, it’s nice to see that Barbie will now be doing something productive – preparing them for the eventual…

Video Racer Hot Wheels Get Video Camera + Screen For Full Action Shots

Video Racer Hot Wheels Get Video Camera + Screen For Full Action Shots
It took a while, but finally we’ve got Hot Wheels with tiny POV video cams built-in. You can even watch the footage from your Hot Wheels directly on a small screen underneath the toy car.…

Mattel Loopz: if Simon Married Merlin and Had a Kid

Mattel Loopz: if Simon Married Merlin and Had a Kid
Music pattern-matching games like Guitar Hero owe a lot to the early electronic games of the 1970s like Simon and Merlin. Now Mattel is back with a brand new music game which feels like a modern…

Jake Sully Wheelchair Action Figure [Avatar Epic Fail]

Jake Sully Wheelchair Action Figure [Avatar Epic Fail]
I’ll apologize in advance to any of our readers who find themselves confined to a wheelchair, or who are physically-challenged in any way. But whoever at Mattel thought that this pint-sized Jake Sully in a wheelchair…

Synthglove: Nintendo Power Glove as Midi Controller

Synthglove: Nintendo Power Glove as Midi Controller
Got a spare Nintendo Power Glove sitting around? Why not do something cool with it like turning it into a modern musical instrument? That’s what synth hacker Denkitribe did when he rewired an old Famicom/NES Power…

Video Game Controller Pillows: Sweet Dreams

Video Game Controller Pillows: Sweet Dreams
Looking for a way to bring your gaming obsession into the bedroom? What better way but with a couple of these video game controller pillows on your bed. Perfect in bed or on your sofa, these…
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